Taxon  Report   7134    
Ribes montigenum  McClatchie
Alpine prickly current,  Gooseberry currant, Mountain gooseberry
Ribes montigenum
© 2018 Bill Haley
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Ribes montigenum
© 2016 John Doyen
Ribes montigenum
© 2003 Steve Matson
Ribes montigenum, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Ribes montigenum
© 2003 Michael Charters
Genus: Ribes
Communities: Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Limnobotrya montigena
PLANTS: Ribes lacustre var. molle
PLANTS: Ribes lentum
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More information about  Ribes montigenum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).